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Digestif

The Restaurants Book : Ethnographies of Where We Eat

Berg, 2007

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...A groaning table threatens the capacity of the most voracious of readers, and I must now serve the digestif. On the sympathetic principle that a slight touch of the bitters, a liquore amaro, might counter any reflux from such a postmodern...

Methodological and Definitional Issues in the Archaeology of Food

Commensality : From Everyday Food to Feast

Bloomsbury Academic, 2015

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...The methodological challenge of food archaeology All archaeologists recognize that methodological factors determine the validity of archaeological interpretations of ancient foodways. If an excavator has not practiced...

Bar Chum

John F. Mariani

John Mariani began his career as a journalist at New York magazine in 1973. Since then, he has become one of America’s premier food writers. He is a columnist for Esquire and Bloomberg News, was nominated three times for the James Beard Journalism Award, and is the author of several highly regarded books on food, including Mariani’s Coast-to-Coast Dining Guide, America Eats Out (winner of the IACP Julia Child Cookbook Award for reference), and, most recently, How Italian Food Conquered the World. He is also the author of The Dictionary of Italian Food and Drink and editor of Italian Cuisine: Basic Cooking Techniques, the primary Italian cooking textbook of the Culinary Institute of America. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Encyclopedia of American Food and Drink

Bloomsbury USA, 2013

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...Bartender slang for snack foods served at a bar, usually free with drinks. The term dates in print to 1991...

Work

Peter Jackson

Peter Jackson is Professor of Human Geography at the University of Sheffield, UK Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Food Words : Essays in Culinary Culture

Bloomsbury Academic, 2015

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...In much of the recent food studies literature an emphasis on identity, meaning, and consumption has led to a comparative neglect of the sheer hard work involved in growing, making, selling, and preparing food. While there are some excellent...

Food and Art: Changing Perspectives on Food as a Creative Medium

The Bloomsbury Handbook of Food and Popular Culture

Bloomsbury Academic, 2018

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...What can be more disarming than ice cream? Miwa Koizumi’s NY Ice Cream Flavors (2007–09) comprised a series of ice cream flavors based on dishes identified with certain ethnic groups and neighborhoods in New York City (like sour cream...

Back of the House

John F. Mariani

John Mariani began his career as a journalist at New York magazine in 1973. Since then, he has become one of America’s premier food writers. He is a columnist for Esquire and Bloomberg News, was nominated three times for the James Beard Journalism Award, and is the author of several highly regarded books on food, including Mariani’s Coast-to-Coast Dining Guide, America Eats Out (winner of the IACP Julia Child Cookbook Award for reference), and, most recently, How Italian Food Conquered the World. He is also the author of The Dictionary of Italian Food and Drink and editor of Italian Cuisine: Basic Cooking Techniques, the primary Italian cooking textbook of the Culinary Institute of America. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Encyclopedia of American Food and Drink

Bloomsbury USA, 2013

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...Restaurant workers’ slang term meaning the kitchen or the kitchen staff itself...

Am I Blue

Dinah Lenney

Dinah Lenny is Editor-at-Large for the Los Angeles Review of Books and a faculty member at the Bennington Writing Seminar as well as the Rainier Writing Workshop. She is the author or editor of four books, including Brief Encounters: A Collection of Contemporary Nonfiction (co-editor, 2015), The Object Parade (2015), and Bigger than Life: A Murder, a Memoir (2011). Her essays and reviews have been published in the Paris Review, the Los Angeles Review of Books, the Los Angeles Times, the New York Times, the Washington Post, and the Rumpus, among other publications. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Coffee

Bloomsbury Academic, 2020

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...Once upon a time I was a hostess in a restaurant on the Upper East side, one of those places that catered to two different crowds, the hip and well-heeled (yuppies, we used to call them—bankers, lawyers, drinkers), from happy hour to well...

The Arts of Happiness: A Journey Through Impure Tastes

Luca Vercelloni

Luca Vercelloni is the CEO and Founder of Brandvoyant, Italy. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Invention of Taste : A Cultural Account of Desire, Delight and Disgust in Fashion, Food and Art

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...The ideological primacy of the taste metaphor shaped how people felt and thought until well into the eighteenth century, when the social and cultural climate evolved through plenty of lively debate. One outcome was the divorce between what...

Eating Habits

Joanne Finkelstein

Joanne Finkelstein is Professor of Sociology at USQ, Australia and has previously held positions at the University of Sydney and Monash University in Australia and the University of Greenwich, UK. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Fashioning Appetite : Restaurants and the Making of Modern Identity

I.B.Tauris, 2014

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...The restaurant does not have a singular character; the most basic of its functions is to deliver food at the request of a paying customer. From there, it reproduces itself in myriad forms. Restaurants differ most obviously from each other...

Fashionable Food

Joanne Finkelstein

Joanne Finkelstein is Professor of Sociology at USQ, Australia and has previously held positions at the University of Sydney and Monash University in Australia and the University of Greenwich, UK. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Fashioning Appetite : Restaurants and the Making of Modern Identity

I.B.Tauris, 2014

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...The painting of The Snack Bar by Edward Burra illustrates the blasé attitude that Georg Simmel (1905) identified as the key requirement for a successful life in the crowded noisy city of the industrialized West. The woman eating at the bar...